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  • 20 References 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French, Swedish; learning Arabic, Spanish
  • 27, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Studying Arabic
  • Fundamental Arts & Graphic Arts, Media Technology
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About Me

I live with my partner in Tensta, Stockholm. I am currently pursuing bachelor's degree in Arabic and Middle Eastern and North African studies. I started studying some music theory this semester, which has been awesome. I play the piano, sing in a gospel choir, try to go to art exhibits and shows and do some asylum rights' activism in my spare time.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've slept on a lot of different couches, and had a lot of people sleeping on mine. Sometimes it's been through Couchsurfing, but not always. I have surfed using CS in Denmark, Italy, Greece, Turkey and Egypt!


Organizing awesome events with awesome people, community work, refugee and asylum rights, making art, reading, using words, music, cooking, baking, languages, board games, climbing trees, slow travelling, making something out of nothing. Hanging out with family and friends!

  • arts
  • culture
  • singing
  • womens rights
  • dining
  • cooking
  • baking
  • board games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • music
  • hiking
  • canoeing
  • camping
  • skiing
  • rock climbing
  • history
  • languages
  • hitchhiking
  • rivers
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

When it comes to films I enjoy musicals, documentaries and drama... My favorite authors of fiction are Jeanette Winterson and Zadie Smith. I also love children's books!

When it comes to music: old soul and funk, hip-hop, folk music, blues, jazz, pop, rock, etc!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Canoeing and camping along rivers in the American Midwest and Southwest. Hiking mountains of Sweden and Norway! Ski-trips... Amazing social and environmental projects, social centers and squats in Western Europe. Hitchhiking Germany-Italy and then up to Sweden and travelling the land way from Sweden to Egypt.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can make good food out of any ole scraps in your refrigerator :) I can whip together a bread dough or a desert. I love to share interesting conversations. I can introduce you to anarchism, feminism, participatory economics (parecon), anti-hierarchical meeting techniques.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can cook or bake, or draw your portrait!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Monaco, Norway, Poland, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, France, Sweden, United States

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